“The role of the Clinical Nurse Leader is evolving in health care…there will be many opportunities for nurses to work in that role to help measure outcomes.”
Barbara Healey, '11
Major: Master of Science in Nursing
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- Program Mission
To achieve its mission, Curry College promotes individual intellectual and social growth by engaging its students in achieving these educational goals. The outcomes of the graduates of Curry College's MSN-CNL® program are:
- uses clinical reasoning to apply evidence-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as the foundation for practice.
- participates in research and uses evidence that focuses on the effectiveness of quality and safety interventions.
- communicates confidently and effectively within an interdisciplinary health care system.
- uses information technologies for decision analyses and to improve quality.
- uses decision models, risk analysis tools and other available resources to monitor, manage, and effect changes in the environment and health care system.
APPRECIATING AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE:
- defines, designs, and implements compassionate and creative strategies to deliver culturally responsive health care.
DEFINING A PERSONAL IDENTITY:
- adopts a leadership role while collaborating within an interdisciplinary professional environment.
- articulates the importance of graduate nursing education to policymakers, health care providers, and consumers.
EXAMINING VALUE SYSTEMS:
- advocates for patient populations, and communicates patients' values, preferences and needs to others.
- contributes to the nursing profession in light of one's personal value systems.
ADAPTING AND INNOVATING:
- contributes to the effective use of patient care technologies and information and communication systems to mitigate error and support patient-centered care.
- Articulates the understanding of regulatory, legislative, and public policy that promotes and preserves health.
Judy Dynan '11 discusses the advantages of the MSN Program cohort model.
Barbara Healey '11 discusses her experience in the Curry Master of Science in Nursing Program